Articles Tagged: christmas

Woodward Eggnog

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You’ll need: mixing glass, Boston shaker, Hawthorn strainer, rocks glass, micro plane.

Ingredients:
1 oz Sailor Jerry rum
.5 oz Tuaca
1 oz heavy cream
Splash simple syrup
1 whole egg
Cinnamon and nutmeg for garnish

Directions:
Place all ingredients into the mixing glass. Add ice. Shake hard (about 20 sec). Place Hawthorn strainer over shaker and strain into rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with shaved cinnamon and nutmeg.

Courtesy Ames Hotel, Boston.… Read more

Merry Maker

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Just for the Holidays, a twist on the classic Manhattan. Perfect for a Holiday Gathering!

Ingredients:
2 parts Maker’s 46
1 part dry vermouth
½ part amaro
Dash of maraschino liqueur
Dash of orange bitters
Orange twist for garnish

Directions:
Stir all ingredients with ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish.

Courtesy Maker’s Mark Bourbon.… Read more

Top Booze to Buy Your Boss

post iconTo impress your your boss, you need to pick a spirit that is cool, but not too trendy. You need a bottle that is expensive enough without being too expensive. You need to make a good impression but not break the bank. …Read More

The House of Taittinger – High/Low Weekend

post iconThis weekend, we are focusing on one of my favorite Champagne houses – Taittinger. Not only does Tattinger make its namesake Tattinger Champagne, it also owns the California winery Domaine Carneros, which makes California sparkling wines in the champagne style. …Read More

Five Drinks to Ease Your Nerves after Christmas Shopping

post iconHoliday shopping is in full swing. I don’t know about you but the throngs of people, the fights that break out and the lines are enough to drive a person to drink. …Read More

Cranberry Cocktails For the Holidays

post iconThanksgiving is around the corner, and plan on celebrating without a cocktail, don’t you? …Read More

Bourbon Balls

post iconBourbon Balls … the Derby Day treat you’ll want as leftovers! …Read More

Hot Toddy

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It’s cold season and this winter has been harsh. Having succumbed to the evil flu earlier this week, I decided to explore the aged old cure all, the hot toddy. I started with a tea-based toddy, but really took to a clove, cinnamon and lemon rind mix. Simmering those spices unleashes all their goodness and lets it get into your bones, really.

Of course, you’ll want to keep doing all the other things you need … Read more

Pomegranate Grapefruit Campari Cocktail

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The nice ladies at Muy Bueno whipped up this tasty holiday cocktail just in time for Christmas. In their words, “This cocktail is sweet and tangy and easy to make, and tastes ohhhh so delicious. It’s a great way to toast the holiday season!”… Read more

Cascabeles Cóctel (Sleighbell Cocktail)

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The apple sauce in this drink provides an unexpected and smooth kick to this festive tequila cocktail. Courtesy of Hornitos Plata Tequila.… Read more

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